High Court Urged To Review Immunity Ruling For Massacre Reparation Claims

(June 30, 2016, 3:56 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four Native Americans asked the U.S. Supreme Court June 20 to review a 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision barring their claims seeking reparation from the U.S. government for the slaying of unarmed Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians, including women and children, at the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre in Colorado based on the government’s sovereign immunity and lack of a trust relationship (Homer Flute, et al. v. The United States of America, et al., No. 15-1534, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs...
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